Tuesday, February 12, 2013

"KARA humiliated for their archery skills!" plus 24 more

"KARA humiliated for their archery skills!" plus 24 more


KARA humiliated for their archery skills!

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 08:43 AM PST




Girl group KARA humiliated for getting 0 points in a row in archery.

On MBC New Year Special Variety Program "Idol Star Athletics Championship" had Miss A members in archery. Group KARA who wasn't able to practice a lot because of their activities in Japan was embarrassed during the event. 

Nicole first showed up to show her archery skills but failed and got 0 points followed by Hara and Jiyoung. The 3 members got humiliated for not getting any points which led the MCs to tease the other members by saying "The prize is MBC set" .

Don't you think this is funny?



Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net







Kim Ji Woo to get married in May

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST


Actress Kim Ji Woo will get married to 'Star Chef' Ramon Kim.

On February 12th, an official from Kim Ji Woo's management agency, On Air Entertainment revealed, "Kim Ji Woo is getting married to star chef Ramon Kim on May 13th."

Both of them met through cable TV show 'Olive Kitchen Fighter' last year, and greeted each other as a contestant and judge. After the show concluded, they fell in love with each other due to their love for cooking off the set and swiftly became a couple.

The official added, "Please understand that we cannot provide any further details. Just wish for their happiness."

Kim Ji Woo debuted in 2001 and has appeared in movies including 'My Tutor Friend' and 'Marrying the Mafia IV', sitcom 'Nonstop 5' and musicals 'Legally Blond' and 'Finding Kim Jong Wook'.

Bora gives up on racing in the finals of ‘Idol Star Athletics Championship’

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


SISTAR's Bora gave up on racing in the finals of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'.

On February 11th, Bora appeared on MBC TV Special '2013 Idol Star Athletics Championship' and competed for the women's 70 meter race. During the preliminaries, she suffered from injury but still managed to qualify for the finals.

However, Bora decided to give up the finals in order to protect her knee. She had also announced that she would no longer be participating in the track and field events of the 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'.

Before the 70-meter race finals, the crew of the show gave Bora an appreciation plaque. Upon receiving the plaque, she said, "I'm so sad. I hope other idol stars do well on this show in the future."

Rain rejects to stand as witness in lawsuit hearing

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST


Rain has refused to stand as witness for a defamation case that was filed against a clothing company.

According to sources from the law industry on February 11, Rain was chosen to be a witness for a case against the businessman Mr. Lee the singer sued for libel. However, the singer announced that he will not be attending the case hearing.

Rain has given no clear reason for not making it to the court hearing, but the singer was reported to be concerned about the media spotlight. He recently came under fire for meeting his girlfriend, Kim Tae Hee during his military duty.

According to the law, Rain can be fined up to 5 million KRW if he is absent without having a justified reason. The judge for this case stated that he will wait and see if he has a legitimate reason for not testifying after the court date is over.

Psy returns to Korea to attend Lim Yoon Taek’s funeral

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 05:30 AM PST


Currently busy in his schedules abroad, Psy will make a pit stop in Korea to bid his friend Lim Yoon Taek goodbye.

According to YG Entertainment, Psy landed in South Korea on February 12 and headed straight to Seoul's Yonsei University Hospital to personally send his condolence to Ulala Session's Lim Yoon Taek and his family.

Psy and Lim Yoon Taek became friends through Mnet's Superstar K3. The "Gangnam Style" singer was in Malaysia on February 11 when he heard the news of his friend's passing and immediately returned to Korea to attend his funeral.

Meanwhile, Lim Yoon Taek, who has been suffering from stomach cancer for several years, has passed away on the evening of February 11th KST.

YoonA finds her doppleganger in Malaysia?

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 04:46 AM PST


Girls' Generation's YoonA has found her twin sister in Malaysia.

Recently, an online community posted pictures with the caption, "A Malaysian girl looks like YoonA" and became a trending topic.

In the pictures, a Malaysian girl is wearing her traditional clothes and received considerable attention for her close resemblance to YoonA. The two appeared to have such similar features despite being from two different countries.

Netizens commented, "She looks just like YoonA", "People will believe that she is Yoona", "They really look alike" and more.


Tiffany talks about her first love and first kiss

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 04:15 AM PST


Girls' Generaiton's Tiffany opened up on her first love and first kiss for the first time on television during the latest episode of 'Beatles Code 2'.

During the segment 'Music 101', Tiffany shared stories about her first love before singing Rihanna's "We Found Love." She shyly confessed, "My first love was an American that I met in high school."

"This is the first time I'm revealing this on television," Tiffany continued. She then revealed that she had her first kiss with him and that she dated him for a couple years.

Teen Top’s Niel wins gold for Men’s High Jump three times in row

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 03:40 AM PST


Teen Top's Niel won gold medal for Men's High Jump competition three times in a row!

On February 11th, Niel appeared on MBC TV Special '2013 Idol Star Athlete Competition' and won a gold medal for the 'Men's High Jump' event. This marked his third gold medal after winning in a couple of different idol star athlete competitions last year.

Especially, Niel was highly complimented for his postures when jumping, and he received a gold medal, jumping over 1m 70cm.

Meanwhile, fellow member Ricky also achieved a bronze medal in the same event.

U-Kiss appears on Japanese TV’s TV magazine show

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST


U-Kiss will appear on the Japanese Tokyo MX TV's new program.

The program on which U-Kiss will appear is "Kanzume TV Magazine Show!!" that first aired at 7:30 p.m. on February 9. It is an entertainment show in which artists from Korea and Japan report on hallyu news and experience Korean culture.

In addition to U-Kiss, Kain of 5Tion and pop artist Marie Kim will also appear in the show. During the production presentation held in Tokyo's Shin-Okubo on February 7, U-Kiss members said, "We will do our best as singers and as reporters to make a good program for fans."

Hoon, a U-Kiss member, said, "We will make a program in which fans can not only experience Korean culture but also see open scenes of our practice room and recording work." Kevin, another member, said, "I'd like to introuduce Jjimjilbangs - the Korean dry sauna - to fans and have a good time with them."

Eli, the rapper of U-Kiss, said, "I will let fans to participate in rap during the recording work. We will actively propose our ideas to the producers."


Source: KBS

15& and San E reveal teaser for next ‘15& Sound’

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 02:30 AM PST


Rookie duo 15& has released a short video teaser of their cover of Ryang Hyun, Ryang Ha's "I Don't Go to School" for the fourth part of '15& Sound' project.

'15& Sound' features 15& members Park Ji Min and Baek Ye Rin covering some of the popular tracks of their JYP Entertainment sunbaes. This time, the duo will team up with San E for their cover of the twin Ryang Hyun, Ryang Ha's "I Don't Go to School".

Check out the teaser below. You can also check out 15&'s previous covers here.



DMTN reveals additional scenes from “Safety Zone” MV

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 02:06 AM PST


DMTN has just released a new clip featuring additional scenes from "Safety Zone" music video.

Released on February 12, the video revealed unseen shots, intense fight scene and additional footage that didn't make into the final cut of the official music video.

Formally known as Dalmatian, DMTN recently returned with new single "Safety Zone". The song is a medium-tempo track produced by Duble Sidekick, who also worked with the boys for "E.R".

Check out the clip below:

Park Bo Young looks tiny next to other models

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 01:52 AM PST




A photo of Park Bo Young standing between other models has attracted many attention.

The photo was uploaded recently in an online community. Park Bo Young was attending a charity event which was hold by Samsung at that time. She's seen wearing casual clothes,a checked shirt with a pair of jean,showed off her cute and innocent charm. She was standing between the models while looking up at the ceiling, and the thing that captured people attention is the height difference between Park Bo Young and other models.

Netizen commented,"Park Bo Young's really cute","She's like a little kid","Cute national little sister"


Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Girls' Generation's Jessica attends the "banila co." event

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 01:30 AM PST

 Girls' Generation's Jessica attends the event of "banila co."

She appeared in all white outfit and black jacket at the event this afternoon. She posed with angelic smile to the camera and garnered much attention with her fashion style.

Check out more photos below








2YOON is Brownie Fanclub’s President and Vice President

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST



2YOON's Jiyoon and Gayoon are the new president and vice president of Brownie's fanclub on KBS show 'Gag Concert'.

4MINUTE's unit group 2YOON was guest on KBS 2TV "Gag Concert" on the 10th of February. The group was featured on the show's 'Mrs Jung' segment. During the show, Jung Tae Ho appeared in hanbok with his girlfriend and popular stuff toy Brownie. 

After showing up with Brownie, Jung Tae Ho then introduced Gayoon and Jiyoon as the president and vice-president of Brownie's fanclub. After introducing 2YOON, Jung Tae Ho asked Brownie to choose who he liked better between the two ladies to which Brownie replied 'So Nyeo Shi Dae' (Girls' Generation) and caused the whole set to laugh.

Now you have an idea who are the president and vice president of Brownie's fanclub.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

f(x)'s Krystal and 4MINUTE's Sohyun's thoughts on graduation!

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST



f(x)'s Krystal and 4MINUTE's Sohyun's shared their thoughts on their graduation.
The maknaes of their respective groups were interviewed on the 7th. Krystal graduated from Hanlim Arts High School while Sohyun from Pungmun Girls High School. Both of them were happy receiving their high school diplomas.

During the interview, Krystal said "My sister (SNSD's Jessica) is not in Korea so she could not attend the ceremony but she congratulated me. I will receive a gift from her later". After talking about her sister, she then talked about what she wants to have as she is now a high school graduate. She said "I'd like to have a driver license". If Krystal wants a driver license, Sohyun wants to be able to drink and go to clubs.


Congratulation to these maknaes who did their best during their high school!


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

T-ara’s Hyomin attends first script reading for Japanese film ‘Jinx’

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 10:45 PM PST


After being cast for a lead role for upcoming Japanese film 'Jinx', T-ara's Hyomin flew to Japan for the film's first script reading.

On February 10th, Hyomin header to Japan to attend her first script reading for the film with her co-stars and staff members. She returned to Korea on February 11th.

'Jinx' is a movie about popular Japanese director Naoto Kumazawa. In the film, Hyomin will be playing a Korean student named Ji Ho, who will act as the cupid to the main leads.

Meanwhile, Hyomin will be leaving to Japan again in late February with other T-ara members for promotion, and start shooting the film.

SHINee to hold ‘Music Spoiler’ event for third album

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 10:15 PM PST


The boys of SHINee will be holding a special event to celebrate the release of their much-awaited third studio album.

On February 12th, SM Entertainment announced that SHINee will hold premiere event for the album release by teaming up with MelOn, titled 'SHINee Music Spoiler'. The event will be held on the 14th in Seoul at the Olympus Hall at 5PM KST.

At the event, the group will showcase behind-the-scenes videos and production notes of its upcoming third studio album. Fans will also able to listen to all songs from the album, which will be released all over the world on February 19.

Lee Hyori drops hints at her upcoming album

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 09:45 PM PST


Singer Lee Hyori is preparing for a 2013 comeback and she just dropped some hints at her upcoming album.

On February 9th, Lee Hyori posted on her official fan cafe, "Preparation for the new album is going fine. There are many difficulties in creating a full-length album. I thought about just releasing a digital single or a mini album, but I thought I should keep on pushing myself."

The singer continued, "The album has over ten songs, so don't get sick of it and listen to them all. I feel like I should make something a bit heavy. I think I should be back around this summer."

NU’EST reveals 2nd MV teaser for “Hello”

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 09:19 PM PST


After much teasing, NU'EST is gearing to break out from their hiatus and released the second music video teaser for upcoming title track, "Hello"!

The title track "Hello" is about a man's feeling after finding out that his girlfriend was cheating on her.

NU'EST will return with a more sophisticated sound and dramatic performances with its second mini album, "Hello". It will be released on February 13, along with a special mini concert for fans.

SISTAR’s Hyorin admits to getting double eyelid surgery

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 09:15 PM PST


SISTAR's Hyorin admitted to getting plastic surgery.

On February 11th, Hyorin and her mother appeared as one of the guests for the Lunar New Year special of KBS 2TV's 'Star Family Show Mamma Mia!'. During the show, her mother brought along childhood photos of Hyorin, revealing her cute and small eyes.

When comedian Hong Rok Ki saw the photos, he joked, "How come I see myself in your baby photo?", implying how small her eyes appeared in the picture. To this, Hyorin coolly admitted that she had a plastic surgery saying, "Yeah, I've had a double eyelid surgery", drawing laughter to the set.

Her confession gained much attention as Hyorin previously appeared on 'Radio Star' and adamantly said that she never got plastic surgery.


TOXIC releases “Just a Man in Love” for ‘Advertisement Genius, Lee Tae Baek’ OST

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 08:30 PM PST


Indie duo band TOXIC, who recently released their digital single "Pheromone", is back with new OST single for KBS drama series, 'Advertisement Genius, Lee Tae Baek'.

On February 12th, TOXIC unveiled its latest single titled "Just a Man in Love". The song is actually a remake of a Japanese song by Kuwata Keisuke.

Set in the cutthroat advertisement field in Korea, 'Advertisement Genius, Lee Tae Baek' looks to shed light on the field from its creative to competitive aspects. The drama stars Jo Hyun Jae, Jin Goo, Park ha Sun and Han Chae Young.

Check out the track below:

Yoon Shi Yoon sings for ‘Flower Boy Next Door’ OST

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 07:42 PM PST


Actor Yoon Shi Yoon participated in the soundtrack of his current tvN's drama series 'Flower Boy Next Door'.

On February 12th, Yoon Shi Yoon released his latest OST single "I Want To Date You" on various online distribution website. The single will be used in the next episode, as Enrique Geum and Go Dok Mi's theme song.

Listen to the track below:

Two X releases “Ring Ma Bell” MV!

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 08:18 PM PST


After debuting with "Double Up" last year, Two X is back with second single "Ring Ma Bell" along with its full music video, encompassing a more feminine concept.

J.Tune Camp stated, "If their debut song, 'Double Up' had a powerful performance, this single will be filled with more adorable and refreshing charms of a budding romance."

Check out the MV below!


Full tracks:

Ring Ma Bell


Only U


Hip Up



Teen Top reveals MV teaser for “I Wanna Love”

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 07:07 PM PST


With Teen Top's first full album 'No. 1' about to be released, fans got their first glimpse of the music video for upcoming track "I Wanna Love"!

On February 12th, TOP Media released the music video teaser for the group's upcoming track "I Wanna Love". The music video will feature the mature transformation of Teen Top members along with gorgeous images of Hong Kong.

"I Wanna Love" will be released on February 15th on various online music websites.

Check out the teaser below:

B.A.P unveils “One Shot” MV!

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 07:24 PM PST


Coming back with their sharp transformation from boys to men, B.A.P finally unveiled the full music video for comeback title track "One Shot"!

On February 12th, TS Entertainment unveiled the group's dramatic music video for "One Shot" which is said to have taken place in Korea and Philippines. Approximately 1 billion won and over 100 hours had been put into its production for around seven minutes long MV.

"One Shot" is produced by Kang Ji Won and Kim Ki Bum. The song will have a message directed to the young generation to never let go of opportunities and to passionately take up the challenges.

Check out the MV below:


Full audio tracks:

Punch


One Shot


Coma


Zero